The Leadership Case for Vulnerability

Vulnerability Connection

For most people, vulnerability is the antithesis of leadership. Many people see and expect leaders to be like sports cars: Look good Perform at high levels at all times Get where they are going fast Generally travel (progress) in a linear fashion Thus, no surprise, leaders feel the pressure to be like sports cars. But, […]

Owning Your Mindsets: The Key to Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is a fancy term for possessing self-awareness and other-awareness in the following ways: Self-awareness = ability to (1) diagnose and recognize our emotions, and (2) control our own emotions Other-awareness = ability to (1) recognize and diagnose emotions displayed by others, and (2) respond appropriately to others’ emotional cues. Interesting factoids regarding emotional […]